How To Win Your Market Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn from Orange County product maven and successful entrepreneur Andy Fathollahi on how you to take your passion, and create your very winning market opportunity. Andy will discuss how Incipio Technologies was created and how it developed into a market leader.
Andy FathollahiFounder/CEO Incipio Technologies
In the late 1990s, Andy Fathollahi noticed the rise in mobile device usage, but recognized a distinct lack of accessories that combined both function and style. Believing he could create a better product, in 1999, Andy Fathollahi used an initial investment of $500 and founded Incipio in his parents’ Orange County garage. Since then, Incipio is now a global market leader in mobile device accessories; servicing 40,000+ retail locations globally & available throughout North and South America, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe in numerous major retailers in multiplecategories ranging from mobile device accessories to laptop and tablet solutions as well as wireless audio products.
For several years, Incipio has also provided financial support to both the Children’s Hospital of Orange County and the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In addition to his generous financial contributions, Andy Fathollahi devotes his time to supporting philanthropic organizations. Currently, Andy Fathollahi also sits on the Board of Directors at Chapman University.
6pm - Registration/Networking
6:30pm - Elevator Pitch Contest
A panel of judges will review and pick a winner at the end. Winner gets $100 in cash.Criteria for elevator pitch company is an product, technology, internet, mobile or digital media company who has not received a Series A investment round.
7pm - Networking Break
7:30pm - Fireside Chat
8:30pm - Adjournment